Leader as a Coach

In an environment of rapid change and competition, talent retention and engagement are crucial concerns for organizations. The onus is substantially upon the organization to make its executives successful as they are in serious need of hand-holding and guidance, feedback and energizing conversations to enhance their involvement, sustain their performance and continue to build their career. Knowledge here is best passed on in person – along with all the emotional components that comprise holistic learning. It is an imperative therefore for the Leaders to create an environment for engagement, ownership, development, career enhancement and commitment through coaching.

This two-day workshop is anchored in the philosophy of leveraging strengths of team members in coaching conversations and dialogue. It is designed to help Leaders build perspective as well as the skills required to engage in meaningful career and talent related dialogues with their team members. This is a hands-on workshop with classroom inputs, implementable takeaways, practice-feedback and personal guidance. With extensive use of exercises, assessments, activities, role-plays, video-recording and feedback, the workshop provides rich insights and build skills of the Leaders to successfully conduct coaching conversations with their team members.

Key Learning


  • Understanding the imperatives for Leaders to double up as Coaches
  • Gaining Insights into the coaching process using established frameworks

  • Developing the core competencies that comprise excellent coaching

  • Enhancing Skills for meaningful coaching conversations

  • Learning to conduct winning career dialogues with team members

Key Topics Covered in

the Programme

  • Rationale and Imperatives for ‘Leader as a Coach’

  • Coaching Conversations for Talent Retention and Development

  • Structuring a Coaching Session: The Steps in Coaching

  • Core Skills of Coaching – I: Listening/ Asserting (Role Play Based)

  • Coaching Spectrum: The Ask/ Tell Repertoire

  • ‘GROW’ Coaching Framework: Steps, Challenges and Response

  • Core Skills of Coaching – II: Giving/ Receiving Feedback (Role Play Based)

  • Building Trust/ Rapport in Coaching Relationships

  • Managing narcissistic tendencies in talented but disruptive subordinates


Currently, the following certificate Programs are being offered, with more to be launched in the coming months. Our Programs span across multiple disciplines of management, engineering and law.

  • Building & Leading a Culture of Innovation
  • AI Strategy for Business and Technology Leaders
  • Building and Managing High-Performing Teams
  • Empowering Women in Leadership
  • AI Strategy for Senior Leaders
  • Business Storytelling for Leaders
  • Advanced Leadership Programme
  • Purpose Driven Leadership
  • Leading & Building a Culture of Innovation
  • Enhancing Personal & Professional Excellence
  • Negotiation Strategies for Collaboration and Conflict Management
  • Purpose and Profits
  • Leading Change and Transformation
  • Executive Leadership Presence
  • Leading a Happy and Productive Workplace
  • Leader as a Coach
  • Leading Teams for Hi Performance
  • Leading in a Complex World
  • Strategic Negotiation
  • Manager as a Coach
  • Agile Leadership
  • Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership Competencies for Top Management
  • Mastering Negotiation and Influence